Two Winters in a Tipi: My Search for the Soul of the Forest
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Two Winters in a Tipi: My Search for the Soul of the Forest

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The inspirational adventure of a man who went back to the land to show us how we can rediscover and reconnect with the wilderness around us.
Paperback, 264 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Lyons Press
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Two Winters in a Tipi is the spiritual journey of Mark Warren after his house burnt down and he decided to live off the land, quite literally, in a self-constructed tipi. There isn't much a plot to the book per se, as it's more a memoir of his time spent communicating with nature. Warren lived his life as a naturalist: holding classes on wilderness survival for both kids and adults alike, venturing from his humble abode amongst the Georgian mountains to schools and camps to teach. When the house...more
Mark Warren is a naturalist who taught outdoor skills, and so much more, to all ages. He wanted to teach respect, appreciation and love for the outdoor world, animals and plants. His work included elementary school programs as well as senior citizens and all ages in between. Most of the book takes place in the forests of north Georgia in the U.S.

After completing his undergraduate work, Warren was accepted into medical school. He called the school and said he wouldn't be showing up because he had...more
Jan Reelitz
To anyone interested in maintaining or establishing contacts with the natural world, this book is wonderful. Told in a gentle and interesting voice, Mark Warren relates how he choose the placement of his tipi, how he selected the poles and how important the tipi became for him. Why the tipi? The house he rented, and all of his possessions, burned in a horrific fire. A long-held dream came true
when he decided to move into a tipi, until the next step in his life became clear.
Mr. Warren is the dire...more
Kevin C
An excellent excellent thought provoking book. Mr Warren has connected with nature in ways that I, and so many others, have always dreamed of.
His message is quite simple. If we can reconnect with nature in the ways we were intended to, we can rediscover our true selves. We have become so lost in the modern world with things that we perceive as important, that we've lost sight of what living is supposed to really be.
Mr Warren gives a wonderful glimpse into the world we were given...a truly b...more
A very entertaining book about a man and his dog who spend two years living in a tipi.
Love this book. Anyone would love this book.
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